Category Archives: Pet Tips & Info

Top Ten Reasons Not to Use Retractable Leashes

Retractable leashes gained popularity quickly in the 80’s and 90’s and are still prominently used today; primarily because they allow dogs more freedom to sniff and explore the environment during walks. This all sounds great until you consider the pitfalls. I tried these leashes out myself years ago. After experiencing a couple of broken retractables,…

Ron Paul DealFebruary 26, 2015 - 8:32 pm

I think 8 & 9 are my personal favorite reasons for not using these leashes.

Rose O'NeillFebruary 27, 2015 - 5:01 am

Used one once with a husky (Timber) never ever used it again 🙁 all of these reasons are so true

Tips on Training Your New Puppy

So you have a new puppy; now what? Getting your puppy off to a great start is imperative to raising a well-adjusted dog. Sure all those cute dog toys and beds are important to, but making sure your puppy is healthy, happy and well trained is the first step. Below are a few tips on…

Food Allergens and Toxins for Dogs

Food Allergies Common in Dogs Like humans, our dogs can also suffer from allergies and this can cause concern for pet owners. The most common allergens in dogs, are also fairly common in humans too and include, trees, grass, weeds, pollens, dander, cigarette smoke, mold spores, perfumes, dust, feathers and in a lot of cases,…

Lentil Veggie Loaf Kibble Topper - Candid FX PhotographyMay 29, 2017 - 9:57 am

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Nutrition and Care of your Canine Companion

After taking the American Red Cross dog and cat first aid & CPR certification course a while back, it really opened my eyes to the dangers of not being prepared. I highly recommend looking for local first aid classes so you can be prepared. Your four-legged family members rely on you for their care, so…

Tips on How to Prepare Your Dog for a Photo Shoot

Tips on How to Prepare Your Dog for a Photo Shoot There are a number of ways you can help ensure that your photographer can capture some great images of your beloved fur baby. There are a number of things you can do, both before and during your session as well that will get you…